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Medlin, Butterfield each hit 4 3-pointers in Utah State's 73-61 win over UC Davis

  • Utah State's Kyisean Reed shoots the ball around UC Davis' Tyler Ott during the 2nd half of the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)

    Utah State's Kyisean Reed shoots the ball around UC Davis' Tyler Ott during the 2nd half of the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)  (The Associated Press)

  • Utah State's Preston Medlin fights for the ball from UC Davis' Clint Bozner (left) and Ryan Sypkens during the 2nd half of the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)

    Utah State's Preston Medlin fights for the ball from UC Davis' Clint Bozner (left) and Ryan Sypkens during the 2nd half of the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)  (The Associated Press)

  • Utah State's Spencer Butterfield shoots through UC Davis defense during the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium in Logan, Utah on Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)

    Utah State's Spencer Butterfield shoots through UC Davis defense during the World Vision Basketball Challenge at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum stadium in Logan, Utah on Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Jennifer Meyers)  (The Associated Press)

Preston Medlin scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, and Utah State earned a 73-61 victory over UC Davis on Friday night in the World Vision Basketball Challenge.

Utah State (8-1) also got four 3-pointers from Spencer Butterfield, who finished with 14 points. TeNale Roland added 11 points for the Aggies.

Utah State was 12 of 22 from 3-point range for the game.

UC Davis (3-7) led by 7 points midway through the first half and 1 at the break, but Utah State got its act together in the second half.

Ryan Sipkens scored 12 points to lead UC Davis. Corey Hawkins and Clint Bozner each scored 11, and Ryan Howley grabbed 12 rebounds.